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Lots of libraries are focusing on education but education is changing very fast. How is education changing-how are libraries reacting?
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Connected Learning: Anytime, Anywhere, Everyone

We commissioned filmmaker Nic Askew (http://soulbiographies.com/) to make a series of films about connected learning, a new approach to learning designed for our time.

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Now Available: NMC and EDUCAUSE Release Horizon Report: 2014 Higher Ed. Edition | LJ INFOdocket

Now Available: NMC and EDUCAUSE Release Horizon Report: 2014 Higher Ed. Edition | LJ INFOdocket | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it

"This eleventh edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education. Six key trends, six significant challenges, and six emerging technologies are identified across three adoption horizons over the next one to five years, giving campus leaders and practitioners a valuable guide for strategic technology planning.

The format of the report is new this year, providing these leaders with more in-depth insight into how the trends and challenges are accelerating and impeding the adoption of educational technology, along with their implications for policy, leadership and practice."

 
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What You Should Know About Education In Finland - Edudemic

What You Should Know About Education In Finland - Edudemic | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
This takes an in-depth look at some of the details behind the success of education in Finland, and what makes it work so well.
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What’s Our Vision for the Future of Learning?

What’s Our Vision for the Future of Learning? | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
Author David Price writes: "If schools are coming into direct competition with the learning opportunities available in the informal social space, it has to be said that this is a pressure, which barely registers within the political discourse.
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20 Innovative Education Technology Pinterest Boards

20 Innovative Education Technology Pinterest Boards | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
There are thousands of useful education technology Pinterest boards out there and we've only just scratched the surface. Hope you find some of these boards useful!

Via TechinBiz, Pekka Puhakka
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A great resource!

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New 15 Best Educational Online Resources – Stephen's Lighthouse

New 15 Best Educational Online Resources – Stephen's Lighthouse | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it

Online resources are seen as a revolutionary approach towards education due to their convenience and accessibility. However, finding the right set of tools will be crucial for your success as an online learner. You shouldn’t forget that the open access to Internet has enabled an immense amount of misinformation to be presented as facts. With the great number of educational online resources, it can be difficult to choose the ones that correspond to your learning style. With the list we provide, you don’t have to waste time on research, trial and error, because we’ve selected some of the best tools developed with an educative purpose.

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To MOOC or not to MOOC: Infographic

To MOOC or not to MOOC: Infographic | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
To MOOC or not to MOOC: Infographic
http://topcollegesonline.org/mooc/
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MOOCs are hot, but is the sizzle about to fizzle?
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South Dakota Honors "21st Century School Libraries" - The Digital Shift

South Dakota Honors "21st Century School Libraries" - The Digital Shift | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
The South Dakota State Library launched a new program this fall, the 21st Century School Library Award, to honor the work of 20 school libraries who are best representing 21st-century principles.
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SOLE Toolkit: How to Bring Self-Organized Learning Environments to Your Community

SOLE Toolkit: How to Bring Self-Organized Learning Environments to Your Community | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
“Sugata Mitra’s ingenious SOLE Toolkit: How to Bring Self-Organized Learning Environments to Your Community offers an awesome list of ideas for teachers at school and parents at home to get kids started on creating their own learning path.
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The Top 13 Education Stories Of 2013

The Top 13 Education Stories Of 2013 | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
What's the best way to teach our kids or for that matter our adults? Read about the year in MOOCs coding for kids and the college dorm of the future.
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SLJ’s Top 10 Tech Trends for 2013 - The Digital Shift

SLJ’s Top 10 Tech Trends for 2013 - The Digital Shift | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
Flexibility and personalized education: That’s what the learners of 2014 will expect from their libraries. We must be available everywhere, nimbly respond to students’ needs, and allow kids to learn in ways that suit them.
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The Forbidden Education subtitled English (Movie HD) - La Educación Prohibida - YouTube

http://www.eternaluz.org Next videos: http://goo.gl/qI622 Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/eternaluz.org Twitter: http://twitter.com/eternaluzorg Google+ ht...
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Big Data in Education: Key Players in Data Analytics Weigh In -

Big Data in Education: Key Players in Data Analytics Weigh In - | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
We talked to two data experts in the educational publishing industry to see how they think big data will play into education.
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NOM Kids Monitor: kinderen zijn ware media-omnivoren, maar spelen ook graag buiten - Trends in Kids- & Jongerenmarketing

NOM Kids Monitor: kinderen zijn ware media-omnivoren, maar spelen ook graag buiten - Trends in Kids- & Jongerenmarketing | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
Vandaag presenteerde NOM (Nationaal Onderzoek Multimedia)* de resultaten van de eerste NOM Kids Monitor. Dit multi-client onderzoek** is uitgevoerd door GfK Intomart in het najaar van 2013 onder ruim 2.000 kinderen in de leeftijd 6 t/m 12 jaar. Het brede mediagedrag van de Nederlandse jeugd is in kaart gebracht: van het gebruik van digitale apparaten, gamen, internetten, televisie …
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10 Social Media Skills for The 21st Century Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Social Media Skills for The 21st Century Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
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MIT and Harvard release working papers on open online courses - MIT News Office

MIT and Harvard release working papers on open online courses - MIT News Office | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
Research findings challenge common misconceptions, offer surprising insights about how students engage with MOOCs.
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Steve Hargadon: Escaping the Education Matrix

Steve Hargadon: Escaping the Education Matrix | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
“People are almost in this Matrix-like existence,” says education thought-leader Steve Hargadon. “They don’t question schooling. How do you tell a story that opens the door to rethinking what people have believed for decades?
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How BYOD Programs Can Fuel Inquiry Learning

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The opportunity to extend access to technology in the classroom and at home is enticing, but school districts can get hung up on important details like providing a strong network, making sure each child has a device, and questions about around...
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The Basics of Blended Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Basics of Blended Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it

With the growing embrace of technology into education, there emerges a whole bunch of new concepts and technical terminology in the teaching and learning literature to the point that it becomes cumbersome to keep track of the novelties in this field. Sometimes the lines are blurred and you can not even differentiate between one concept and the other as is the case between flipped classroom and blended learning. The list of such technical terminology is growing bigger and bigger and now we have : virtual classroom,, MOOCs, Asynchronous learning, virtual learning environment, Online Lab, to mention but some.

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Has the ‘MOOC Revolution’ Drifted Off Course?

Has the ‘MOOC Revolution’ Drifted Off Course? | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
In 2012, "massive open online courses" were lauded as the most important trend in higher education. But this year, educators and even students rebelled against the rapid expansion of online learning.
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Two (Optimistic) Predictions for Learning in 2014

Two (Optimistic) Predictions for Learning in 2014 | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
The beginning of a new year always prompts list-making -- resolutions, what went right last year, what can be done better in the next. How will 2013's trends shape the year ahead?
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How to Kill a School Library: 10 Easy Steps

How to Kill a School Library: 10 Easy Steps | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
A straightforward, how-to set of instructions for squelching library services in a school community. It’s been a painful set of rants and raves to record. However, what I see worries me so much, I just can’t keep my mouth shut.
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7 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2014 - OEDB.org

7 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2014 - OEDB.org | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
Technology trends in both higher ed and K-12 classrooms continue to evolve and transform traditional learning environments. New learning analytics, mobile
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Smart Education: 4 Learnings uit Zuid Korea

Smart Education: 4 Learnings uit Zuid Korea | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
Zuid Korea is voorloper als het gaat om digitaal onderwijs. Al in de jaren ’90 begon men met het maken van plannen voor meer ICT in het onderwijs.
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What Role Is Google Playing In Education? - Edudemic

What Role Is Google Playing In Education? - Edudemic | Libraries and education futures | Scoop.it
It’s not a secret that Google is omnipresent in the modern world. So Google’s attempts to penetrate into the sphere of education come as no surprise.

Via Pekka Puhakka
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